Defending the City Interest Against Private Property

Dialogue Series: The Social Value of Land

03 February 2020 – 03 April 2020

The social function of property recognizes the impact of private property on society. It is based on the premise that the interest of the city must prevail over individual property. This concept acknowledges that property owners have obligations, in addition to rights, for the benefit of society.
In this discussion, we assessed to what extent the Lebanese property law embraces the social function of property by examining the obligations of property owners for the greater good of society.

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Land Management and Planning Lebanon